I have several times made a poor choice by avoiding a necessary confrontation. —John Cleese Life brings us to many a ...
I was born with an anxious temperament into an era of optimism: post-WWII America’s boom and the counter-culture it inspired. My generation strived for what felt almost inevitable – the world blooming ...
The fundamental assumption behind the diagnosis of personality disorders is that they are essentially built into the hard-wiring of the individual. Once diagnosed with a personality disorder, the ...
Narcissists live and die by their own version of the truth. Yet, is it the truth if reality has been distorted? A narcissist believes it is. Extreme cognitive distortions and rigid unconscious defense ...
Wanting to communicate better is one of the most common issues couples navigate in their relationships. Even when couples don't list communication as a concern, experts and therapists often lean on ...
Jordanian American Natasha Tynes is an award-winning author who faced government prosecution in Egypt for her work defending free speech and a free press. In May, Tynes saw a Washington D.C. ...
Last year’s Love Island captured the nation. It was one of the most watched TV programmes with 3.6 million turning in to watch last year’s final. 2019’s show is gearing up to do the same, and maybe ...
Dogs and humans communicate quite well. We're pretty good at reading what they want and what they're feeling, and they're very good at reading us. This reciprocal understanding of shared emotions, ...
If Hollywood is our guide to perfect love, then most of us are falling short. So many movies have the main characters fall in love, go through some ups and downs, and then wind up living together ...
No one really has an exact formula, and nobody really understands how it is that some people literally seem to be born to be dependent and needy for direction, and others are more independent ‘cusses’ ...
Addiction is a disease that affects millions of Americans. It is extremely widespread, with an estimated 8 percent to 10 percent of individuals in the United States 12 years of age or older (between ...
How are spiders, snakes, and heights different from ionizing radiation, semi-automatic weapons, and chainsaws? The first ones are classified as ancestral threats because they have been around since ...